RHODE ISLAND SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Rhode Island schools, but understands that choosing the right Rhode Island neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Rhode Island school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Rhode Island SCHOOLS
Rhode Island schools boast a total statewide student population of 168,848 attending 333 schools in 41 public school districts and 168 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Rhode Island public schools spend an average of $9,273 per student each year. That ranks Rhode Island schools number 8 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Rhode Island public schools average a student teacher ratio of 12:1. Rhode Island private schools average 4:1. Also, high schools in Rhode Island average a student body population of 798, while Rhode Island middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 529 and 346 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.